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Japanese-inspired electroplated teapot, drum-shaped with small hinged lid, angular spout and ebonised rod handle, supported on six small peg feet: English, Sheffield, by James Dixon and Sons, designed by Dr Christopher Dresser, c. 1879

Museum reference



Decorative and Applied Art

Object name


Production information

James Dixon and Sons, 1806 - 1976, Manufacturer
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, Northern Europe
Dresser, Christopher, Dr, 1834 - 1904, Designer


c. 1879


Electroplate, Ebonised wood

Physical description

Electroplate with ebonised wood handle


  • Design for Living (08 Jul 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland


Export of Works of Art 1993-94: The Fortieth Report of the Reviewing Committee (London, 1994), as Case 24, pp. 43-44 and pl. XVI

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Acquired with the aid of the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund

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